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[Under his wings I am safely abiding] (Sankey)

[Under his wings I am safely abiding] (Sankey)

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1896)
Published in 91 hymnals


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Composer: Ira David Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to New Castle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present.… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Under his wings I am safely abiding] (Sankey)
Composer: Ira David Sankey (1896)
Meter: 11.10.11.10 with refrain
Incipit: 34455 55635 42346
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Easy Organ Library Volume 66
    Composer/Editor Matthew McConnell
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2019) pp. 14
  • Classical Hymns for Organ: Familiar Hymn Tunes Paired with Classics
    Composer/Editor Matthew McConnell
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2017) pp. 18
  • The Organist's Library Volume 34
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2003) pp. 62
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 66 Number 1 September October 2002: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2002) pp. 62
  • In Quiet Remembrance: Organ Music for Funerals
    Composer/Editors Geoffrey R. Lorenz; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1979) pp. 17
  • Hymns in Classic Style
    Composer/Editor Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1978) pp. 15
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 41 Number 6 August 1978: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1978) pp. 35
  • A Treasury of Gospel Favorites for Organ
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1975) pp. 123
  • Gospel Hymn Devotions - Number Two: Fourteen Transcriptions for Organ - Standard or Spinet Keyboards
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1971) pp. 22
  • The Organist Volume 73 Number 6 January 1970: A Bi-monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1970) pp. 3
  • The Organist's Collection of: Favorite Gospel Songs Number 2
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1970) pp. 6
  • The Amateur Organist No. 53: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1969) pp. 3
  • The Chapel Organist Volume One: Easy Arrangements for the Amateur Organist
    Composer/Editor Norman Johnson
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1965) pp. 27

Piano Solo

  • My Faith Looks Up: Hymns That Lift the Spirit
    Composer/Editor Jolene Boyd
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2012) pp. 23
  • Piano Preludes & Postludes: 10 Elegant Settings of Timeless Hymns
    Composer/Editor Tom Fettke
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2004) pp. 1
  • To Trust in Jesus: Piano Arrangements by Don Phillips
    Composer/Editor Don Phillips
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2000) pp. 18
  • For Today and Always: 32 Songs of the Faith arranged for Piano
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1994) pp. 2
  • The Church Pianist Volume 5 Number 5 May 1989: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1989) pp. 10
  • Praise Him!: A Collection for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1987) pp. 18
  • The Church Pianist Volume 3 Number 1 September 1986: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Edward Broughton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1986) pp. 25
  • Piano Preludes & Postludes
    Composer/Editors Geoffrey R. Lorenz; Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1984) pp. 1
  • Quiet Time Piano Volume One The Hymns: Simply Beautiful Arrangements for Private Moments of Inspiration & Relaxation
    Composer/Editor Dick Bolks
    Published By: Jolica Music (1984) pp. 28
  • All-Time Gospel Favorites for Piano
    Composer/Editor Geoffrey R. Lorenz
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1972) pp. 12
  • Songs of the Spirit: Easy Hymn Arrangements for Piano
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1969) pp. 18
  • The Crusade Pianist Book 2
    Composer/Editor Tedd Smith
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1963) pp. 11
  • George Beverly Shea's Album of Sacred Songs: For Voice and Piano with Guitar Chords and Ukulele Diagrams
    Composer/Editor George Beverly Shea
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1955) pp. 20

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Psalms and Hymns: Piano and Organ Duets by Ron Boud
    Composer/Editor Ron Boud
    Published By: Church Street Music (1999) pp. 26
  • Gospel Hymn Duets for Organ and Piano: Volume Four
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1982) pp. 22
  • Norman Clayton's Piano Organ Duets
    Composer/Editor Norman J. Clayton
    Published By: Rodeheaver Company (1970) pp. 17

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1000
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #7023
Text: Under His Wings
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #12560
Text: Under The Care Of My God
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 25 of 25)

Ambassador Hymnal #591

Celebremos Su Gloria #347

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1000

Clarion Call #38

Great Songs of the Church (Revised) #643

Page Scan

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #411

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #411

TextPage Scan

Hymns of Faith #427

Page Scan

Rejoice Hymns #174

Page Scan

Sacred Selections for the Church #490

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #359

TextPage Scan

Sing Joyfully #484

Audio

Small Church Music #1296

Page Scan

Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #103

TextPage Scan

The Celebration Hymnal #620

The Christian Life Hymnal #384

The Covenant Hymnal #97

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7023

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #12560

TextPage Scan

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #356

TextPage Scan

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #269

TextPage Scan

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #84

TextPage Scan

Worship and Service Hymnal #292

TextPage Scan

Yes, Lord! #320

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #344

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